PN says its ships regularly ensure security in Indian Ocean region

ISLAMABAD:Pakistan Navy ships are regularly deployed for PN’s initiative of regional maritime security patrol to ensure maritime security in Indian Ocean region. According to PN information on Sunday, in addition, as part of CTF-150, PNS SAIF participated in focused operation CHINOOK ARCHER along with ships and aircraft of United States and Canada. The exercise was aimed at impacting narcotic smuggling trade alongRead More…

DAY: (World Thalassemia Day being observed)

ISLAMABAD:Like every year, the World Thalassemia Day is being observed today (Saturday). The day commemorates the struggles of the patients suffering from this genetic disorder and raise awareness about the disease and its symptoms. This year’s theme is “Addressing Health Inequalities across the Global Thalassemia Community”. This global observance also honours the longstanding efforts of doctors, other mediRead More…

ISPR: (Soldier injured in Afghan cross border firing)

ISLAMABAD:Terrorists from inside Afghanistan opened fire across international border on a military post in Bajaur district. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), Pakistan Army troops responded promptly and during the exchange of fire a soldier got injured. Pakistan has consistently been requesting Afghanistan to ensure effective border management. Pakistan strongly condemns the use of Afghan soil by Read More…

FO: (Pakistan expresses concerns on reports of seizure of natural uranium from unauthorized persons in India)

ISLAMABAD:Pakistan has expressed its serious concerns on the reports of seizure of more than seven kilogram of natural uranium from unauthorized persons in India. In a statement on Saturday, Foreign Office Spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri said security of nuclear arsenals should be the top priority for all countries. He said there is a need for thorough investigation of the matter as to how such sizeable quantityRead More…

Minister: (Asad calls for united response to deal with 3rd wave of Covid-19)

ISLAMABAD:Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar has called for a united response to deal with the third wave of Covid-19. In his tweets on Saturday, he said the world community appreciated Pakistan for handling the first wave of coronavirus. He was confident that we will do it again together. The Minister said the danger is higher than ever and there is a clear need to observe caution. He said we realize Read More…

PM: (Saudi media gives extensive coverage to PM’s visit to Jeddah)

ISLAMABAD:Saudi media has given extensive coverage to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s visit to Jeddah and his meetings with the Saudi leadership there. Newspaper headlines and articles on the visit speak highly of the prospects of strong economic partnership between the two fraternal countries. The relationship has been highlighted in the newspapers’ headlines as ‘All Weather Friends’ and ‘All Weather Allies’. Arab NewRead More…

Punjab Chief Minister says that children suffering from thalassemia disease deserve special attention from society

ISLAMABAD:Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said children suffering from thalassemia disease deserve special attention from society. In his message on world Thalassemia Day on Saturday, he said the purpose to mark this day is to raise public awareness about the disease. The Chief Minister said the provision of quality healthcare facilities for thalassemia patients is a top priority, and different measurRead More…

Pkistan receives first shipment of Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines

ISLAMABAD:Pakistan received its first shipment of Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines (SII-AZ AZD1222) from the COVAX Facility on Saturday. The consignment of 1,238,400 doses of vaccines, which will be followed by another of 1,236,000 in a few days, will support the Government of Pakistan’s ongoing historic drive to bring the pandemic to an end. Further allocations from June onwards will be confirmed in due coursRead More…

Governor: (Pakistan is moving in right direction under PM’s leadership: Governor)

ISLAMABAD:Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar has said that under Prime Minister Imran Khan’ leadership, Pakistan is moving in the right direction towards development. Talking to different delegations in Lahore on Saturday, he said Prime Minister’s visit to Saudi Arabia will be successful in all aspects. He said hearts of people of Pakistan and Saudi Arabia always beat together and both the counties have alwayRead More…

Juma: (Juma-tul-Wida observed with religious solemnity)

ISLAMABAD:Juma-tul-Wida, the last Friday of the holy month of Ramazan was observed today (Friday) with religious solemnity across the country. The Juma gatherings were held as per the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in view of the threat posed by the third wave of COVID-19. Imams and Khateebs in their sermons highlighted the significance of the day. On the occasion, prayers were offered for the progress and proRead More…